Dr. Maria Provost, MD

Colorectal Surgery •  Female • Age 51
  
Dr. Provost
Accepting new patients

Department of Surgery

975 E 3rd St Chattanooga, TN 37403

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(940) 383-2424

Dr. Maria Provost, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in Chattanooga, TN. Dr. Provost has more experience with Liver/Pancreas/Gallbadder/Spleen Surgery, Gastric Surgery, and General Oncologic Surgery than other specialists in her area. She is affiliated with medical facilities Metroplex Hospital and Scott & White Medical Center - Temple. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Provost to book an appointment.


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Dr. Provost accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
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Practice Areas

Liver/Pancreas/Gallbadder/Spleen Surgery

This subspecialty of general surgery treats a variety of conditions affecting the liver, pancreas, gallbladder and spleen through procedures including liver resection, gallbladder removal, and the Whipple procedure.

Typically treats 82% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Gallbladder Removal
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Provost performs Gallbladder Removal more than 82% of their peers

Dr. Provost performs this procedure more than 82% of their peers

Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Provost performs Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic more than 82% of their peers

Dr. Provost performs this procedure more than 82% of their peers

Gastric Surgery

Gastric surgery, also known as gastric bypass surgery, is a type of bariatric surgery that can help obese patients achieve significant weight loss by diverting food past the first section of the small intestine.

Typically treats 66% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Provost performs Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic more than 90% of their peers

Dr. Provost performs this procedure more than 90% of their peers

Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Provost performs Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open more than 86% of their peers

Dr. Provost performs this procedure more than 86% of their peers

Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Provost performs Appendectomy, Laparoscopic more than 70% of their peers

Dr. Provost performs this procedure more than 70% of their peers

General Oncologic Surgery

General oncologic surgeons treat various types of cancers around the body, such as breast cancer, endocrine cancer, and gastrointestinal cancer, through surgical removal of tumors and other affected tissue.

Typically treats 59% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Lipomas
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Provost treats Lipomas more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Provost treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Provost performs Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage) more than 42% of their peers

Dr. Provost performs this procedure more than 42% of their peers

Mastectomy
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Provost performs Mastectomy more than 39% of their peers

Dr. Provost performs this procedure more than 39% of their peers

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Dr. Provost's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Fracture
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallstones
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thrombosis
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

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Doctor had poor bedside manner. Was not friendly. Very arrogant, dismissive and talks down to you. She doesn't listen at all to concerns and bullyish about her own views. I would not use this doctor again. She's moved to Temple TX to work for Scott and White.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Maria Provost, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in Chattanooga, TN. Dr. Provost has more experience with Liver/Pancreas/Gallbadder/Spleen Surgery, Gastric Surgery, and General Oncologic Surgery than other specialists in her area. She is af...Read more

Specialties

  • Colorectal Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

University Of Florida
Medical School

Awards

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  • Does Dr. Provost offer telehealth services or virtual visits?

    No users have indicated that Dr. Provost offers telehealth services or virtual visits

  • Does Dr. Provost offer an online patient portal?

    No users have indicated that Dr. Provost offers an online patient portal

  • Does Dr. Provost have free onsite parking?

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  • Does Dr. Provost offer weekend visits?

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  • Does Dr. Provost offer evening visits?

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Locations

Practice

Department of Surgery975 E 3rd St Chattanooga, TN 37403
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Baylor Scott and White Hemingway Clinic2405 S Clear Creek Rd Ste 350 Killeen, TX 76549
2

Chattanooga Surgical Foun

Chattanooga Surgical Foun979 E 3rd St Ste 401 Chattanooga, TN 37403
3

Mosier & Cobos Mds

Curtis L Mosier, MD1300 Fulton St Ste 203 Denton, TX 76201
4

Sutton & Sartor MD Llp

Sutton & Sartor MD Llp1600 BROOK AVE Wichita Falls, TX 76301
5

Affiliated Hospitals

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Metroplex Hospital

Killeen, TX

67% Patient experience rating, 2% lower than the national average

Scott & White Medical Center - Temple

Temple, TX

74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery Award™ (2020)
  • Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2020)